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This is a given: All parents believe their kids are geniuses. If not in academics, then in athletics or art or music or social skills. We can’t help it; it’s part of our DNA. But my 16-year-old son Cole? Smart. … Continue reading
The cry came from the pit of agony and despair, also sometimes known as our daughter’s bedroom. “Mom! What’s the Internet password?” As usual it was less of a question and more of an accusation. Our 13-year-old, as angry as … Continue reading
When I’m out in the wilderness (more than 50 feet from home) these rugged Talkabouts keep me in touch with my fellow adventurers (beer buddies). Drop these waterproof walkies in the swirling rapids (the shallow end of the pool) and … Continue reading
Becoming a father is a lot like joining a 12-step group. The first step is to accept that you are powerless over your children and that you must put your fate into the hands of a higher power (and by … Continue reading
My daughter Ava is no girly girl. Sure, there was a period where each of the 433 stuffed animals in her possession was named Cinderella (around age 4). There was the phase where every piece of clothing in her closet … Continue reading